Assistant Constitution

Indian Constitution – 25

പാർലമെൻറ്ൻറെ ചില സവിശേഷതകൾ, ബജറ്റ് എന്നിവയെ കുറിച്ചുള്ള ചോദ്യങ്ങളാണ് ഇന്നത്തെ പാഠത്തിൽ.

  • Situation in which no political party has an absolute majority after the election

Hung Parliament


  • The official of a political party whose responsibility is to ensure discipline in a legislature



  • If a legislative member of a political party disobey the Whip issued, he will be disqualified under

Anti Defection Law


  • The procedure of debating over a proposed piece of legislation in order to delay or prevent the decision being made on that



  • The process of manipulating the boundaries of an electoral constituency in favor of the ruling party

Gerry Mandering


  • The process of terminating the sitting of Parliament is called



  • Adjournment is done by

The presiding officer of the house


  • The process of terminating the sitting of the house for an indefinite period is called

Adjournment sine die


  • The process of terminating the session of Parliament is called



  • Prorogation is done by

The President


  • In case of Prorogation

Does not affect pending bills, all notices lapses


  • The process of ending the life of a house by the President is called



  • Dissolution is applicable only for

Lok Sabha


  • All businesses including bills, committees will lapse in case of



  • The period between the prorogation and reassembly is called as



  • Members of the existing Lok Sabha who could not get re-elected to the new Lok Sabha

Lame ducks


  • Article dealing with Budget

Article 112


  • The word Budget s derived from

French word Bougette means a small bag


  • The term used for indicating Budget in the constitution

Annual Financial Statement


  • Estimate of all anticipated receipts and expenditure of the coming year is called



  • Financial year in India

From 1st April to 31st March


  • Budget laid before the Parliament in the name of



  • Railway Budget separated from the General budget in



  • Railway Budget separated from the General budget by the recommendation of

Acworth Committee


  • The first Budget of free India was presented by

RK Shanmugham Chetty


  • The first Budget of free India was presented on

26th November 1947


  • Maximum number of Budgets presented after Morarji Desai by

P Chidambaram (9 budgets)


  • Maximum number of Budgets on a raw presented by

CD Deshmukh (7 budgets)


  • The decision to merge Railway budget with general Budget was taken on

21 September 2016


  • Single Budget after the merging of railway budget was presented on

1st February 2017


  • First finance minister to present Budget on February 1

Arun Jaitley


  • The word Interim Budget was first used by

RK Shanmukham Chetty


  • First finance minister to present an Interim Budget was

CD Deshmukh


  • The annual budget of states undergoing presidential election will be presented at



  • Which part of the Budget is dealing with taxation policy

Second part


  • The voting on demands for grants is the exclusive privilege of

Lok Sabha


  • Number of demands in General Budget

109 (103 for civil and 6 for defense)


  • Number of demands in Railway Budget



  • Types of Budgets are

Line Item budget, performance budget, programme budget and zero based budget


  • Which are the heads consists of Budget

Consolidated Fund, Contingency Fund, Public account of India


  • Article dealing with Consolidated fund

Article 266


  • Article dealing with the Contingency fund

Article 267


  • Article dealing with Public Account of India

Article 266 (2)


  • All the revenues collected, loans raised and the income generated by Govt of India kept under

Consolidated fund


  • Fund reserved for emergencies and unexpected economic crises

Contingency fund

(To be Continued…)